IT Whistleblower Hits Boeing With Retaliation Suit

Law360, New York (November 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former Boeing Co. internal auditor who alleges that he was fired for speaking to the press about data security flaws has sued the company for wrongful termination.

Nicholas P. Tides sued the Chicago-based aerospace company on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, alleging that Boeing fired him after he gave information to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about purported information technology flaws.

The newspaper used information from Tides and other auditors on a confidential basis to publish an investigative report detailing...
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